Friday, September 2, 2011

Project: Skinny Butt Fail

Well, project skinny butt is over. It pretty much failed. I did really good the first few days and then I just got busy! My mom told me she read something about how not getting enough sleep leads to belly fat. I believe it. I don't sleep much with a newborn and I pretty much have a deflated balloon full of sand on my front.

I've decided that exercise is only part of the equation and I need to relearn how to eat again. So I signed back up for weight watchers and went to a meeting yesterday. It was nice to see my old meeting leader again. She was really excited to see the baby. I haven't seen her since our wedding.

I was quickly reminded about why I hate going to meetings. Everyone kept talking about how hard it is to go grocery shopping or out to eat and to stay on program. For me rather than dwelling on the the foods I like that I can't eat, I dwell on the foods I like that I can. Weight watchers has completely revamped the program too. Now you can eat basically as much fruit as you want and most vegetables are 0 points as well. You also get more points each day and more points for the week. Combined with extra points for breastfeeding, and the fact that I can track my points on my iphone, this is pretty much easy so far. I can eat what I want, just not too much of it is all. I'm looking forward to the new program. I really feel like it's something I can stick to. Then again I'm only on my second day. I guess we'll see if I'm still this on track in a week.

1 comment:

  1. Yay! You will do great! I'm so excited for you. I'm hoping to do Nutrisystem for two months. I did it for a month once and lost 20 pounds. It isn't a long-term fix, but I want to drop some weight to make exercising easier on my body. Jogging is hard again. =( So two months and then I might check out weight watchers for a more permanent lifestyle change. Good luck!!!

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